FOPL Members:

TPL is pleased to share with you the executive summary and discussion paper, Technology Access in  Public Libraries:  Outcomes and Impacts for Ontario Communities  a project with the partner libraries: Innisfil, Kitchener, Mattawa, Naotkamegwanning First Nation, Perth & District Union, Wikwemikong First Nation and Windsor and Toronto Public Libraries. The first phase of the pilot, creating the outcome framework and functionality of the toolkit is complete; the toolkit  will be used in partner libraries beginning in July 2017.

Feedback from the public library community on the outcomes is welcome.

Comments should be sent by June 21st to:

Carmen Ho

Toronto Public Library

This collaborative effort is the result of the of the grants from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport under the Ontario Library Capacity Fund for research and innovation in public libraries.

Elizabeth Glass

Director, Policy, Planning and Performance Management

789 Yonge Street

Toronto, ON M4W 2G8


A Northern Study under OLCF is also in process.



Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA

Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Cel: 416-669-4855

FOPL: 416-395-0746


Technology Access-Executive Summary

Technology Access-Discussion Paper Interim Report (2)